CHEWV Comments on BOE Draft

CHEWV Comments on BOE Draft

CHEWV has submitted comments on a draft policy from the WV Board of Education that would direct counties to develop their own county policy for students leaving the public system to homeschool, as well as for homeschoolers transferring into the public school system. ...
Victory!  Bills Signed!

Victory! Bills Signed!

This week Governor Justice signed two important homeschool bills: Senate Bill 319 and Senate Bill 364. Promise Scholarship The passage of SB 319 means homeschooled students will no longer have to take the TASC in order to qualify for the Promise Scholarship! The...
Wait!  Does That Test Meet WV Code?

Wait! Does That Test Meet WV Code?

While the myriad of testing choices available to parents may offer more flexibility, they come with an equal dose of responsibility.  Recent ads to WV families have promoted online and traditional versions of the Stanford test – some of which do not meet state...
Having Difficulty Taking the TASC?

Having Difficulty Taking the TASC?

Some students are having difficulty scheduling the TASC test to meet the PROMISE Scholarship deadlines.  Betty Jo Jordan, Executive Assistant to State Superintendent Payne, assures CHEWV that this form is all that is necessary to schedule the TASC requirements.  The...
Compulsory Age Changes

Compulsory Age Changes

Compulsory age is the age when children are required to attend public school unless they meet a legal exemption. For children of compulsory age who are to be homeschooled under WV code 18-8-1(c)(2), a notice of intent must be provided to the home county prior to...